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From noose to needle [electronic resource] : capital punishment and the late liberal state / Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn.

By: Kaufman-Osborn, Timothy V. (Timothy Vance), 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Law, meaning, and violence: Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (x, 251 p.).ISBN: 9780472022908 (electronic bk.); 0472022903 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Capital punishment -- United States | Capital punishment -- Political aspects | Hanging -- United States | Lethal injection (Execution) -- United States | Liberalism | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Penology | Todesstrafe | Geschichte | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From noose to needle.DDC classification: 364.66/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
What is a death sentence? -- John Locke's noose -- The metaphysics of the hangman -- Silencing the voice of pain -- Womanhood unsexed on the gallows -- Needling the sovereign.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What is a death sentence? -- John Locke's noose -- The metaphysics of the hangman -- Silencing the voice of pain -- Womanhood unsexed on the gallows -- Needling the sovereign.

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From noose to needle by Kaufman-Osborn, Timothy V. ©2002
From noose to needle by Kaufman-Osborn, Timothy V. ©2002
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